This Guy Is the Real-Life Inspiration for ‘The Simpsons’ Comic Book Guy

This Guy Is the Real-Life Inspiration for ‘The Simpsons’ Comic Book Guy

Think you know everything there is to know about Comic Book Guy from The Simpsons? Sure, you may brag to your friends that he earned his master’s degree in folklore and mythology by translating The Lord of the Rings […]

23 Characters That Sucked All the Life Out of a Movie

23 Characters That Sucked All the Life Out of a Movie

Unless you’re a diehard devotee of the one-man show, movies need a diverse cast of characters to move the story forward. You’re not going to love all of them — that’s arguably the protagonist’s only job — […]

Kim Kardashian Doesn’t Know How Nikki Glaser Handles Roasts: ‘It’s Abuse’

Kim Kardashian Doesn’t Know How Nikki Glaser Handles Roasts: ‘It’s Abuse’

Kardashian reached out first to a surprised Glaser, with a message that can be neatly summarized as “You killed it on the roast.” Glaser DMed back: “Oh my god, I was trying to make eye contact […]

23 Movies That Are Instant Mood Elevators

23 Movies That Are Instant Mood Elevators

So-called “good” movies usually have something important to say — there’s not a lot of Oscar winners about the state of the world being fine as-is. It’s basically a prerequisite to examine at least one of […]

Here Are All the Celebrity Cameos You Might Have Missed in Jerry Seinfeld’s Pop-Tart Movie

Here Are All the Celebrity Cameos You Might Have Missed in Jerry Seinfeld’s Pop-Tart Movie

It’s been almost a week since the release of Jerry Seinfeld’s Pop-Tart movie Unfrosted, which critics are hailing as an “embarrassment” and “one of the worst films of the decade so far.” But because we live in Hell, millions […]

20 Movies That Would Be Ruined If Their Endings Were Extended

20 Movies That Would Be Ruined If Their Endings Were Extended

They say there are no such things as happy endings because nothing ever ends, and by “they,” we mean Peter S. Beagle. God, The Last Unicorn is so good. And he was right: Follow that unicorn for 30 […]

Was ‘Sixteen Candles’ Racist? Gedde Watanabe Didn’t Think So At The Time

Was ‘Sixteen Candles’ Racist? Gedde Watanabe Didn’t Think So At The Time

John Hughes movies as a rule haven’t aged well — just ask Molly Ringwald about Breakfast Club. But few characters are more problematic than Long Duk Dong, the horny Asian exchange student in Sixteen Candles played by Gedde Watanabe. […]

24 of the Best ‘Reveal’ Scenes in Movie History

24 of the Best ‘Reveal’ Scenes in Movie History

When you think about it, movies are really just a series of revelations. Of course, there’s the classic plot twist, but that’s not always the movie’s big reveal. It might be an element thrown in to defy […]

Five Jokes from the First Season of ‘The Simpsons’ You Now Need Wikipedia to Understand

Five Jokes from the First Season of ‘The Simpsons’ You Now Need Wikipedia to Understand

Let’s journey back to 1989 and 1990. Back then, the Game Boy was billed as the first handheld gaming system, Cheers was a top-rated sitcom and violently choking your son was an acceptable form of child-rearing. This […]